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23/03/2017: Hyeonho Hahm to present at 75th Annual MPSA Conference in Chicago

Our member Hyeonho Hahm (project C6) will be participating at the 75th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, April 6-9, 2017. The conference will take place in Chicago, USA.
He will contribute to it  by presenting his paper "Treaty Design and Trade Attitudes: A Conjoint Analysis of Public Support for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)".

 

23/03/2017: Nick Lin to present at 75th Annual MPSA Conference in Chicago

Our member Nick Lin (project C1) will be participating at the 75th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, April 6-9, 2017. The conference will take place in Chicago, USA.
He will contribute to it by presenting his paper "Bias the Biased: How Policy Clarity and Incumbency Mitigate Voters' Misperceptions of Party Positions".

 

23/03/2017: Nicole Baerg to present at 75th Annual MPSA Conference in Chicago

Our member Nicole Baerg (project C4) will be participating at the 75th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, April 6-9, 2017. The conference will take place in Chicago, USA.
She will contribute to it  by presenting her paper "They Could Have Been Contenders: A Power-Sharing Explanation for Central Bank Independence in Transition Countries".

 

23/03/2017: Katsunori Seki to present at 75th annual MPSA Conference in Chicago

Our member Katsunori Seki (project C1) will be participating at the 75th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, April 6-9, 2017. The conference will take place in Chicago, USA.
He will contribute to it by presenting his paper "Unfulfilled Pledges and Responsibility Attribution in Coalition Governments".

 

23/03/2017: Jason Eichorst to present at the 75th Annual MPSA in Chicago

Our member Jason Eichorst (project C4) will be participating at the 75th Annual Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Conference, April 6-9, 2017. The conference will take place in Chicago, USA.
He will contribute to it by presenting his paper "New and Shifting Gendered Perspectives in the Bolivian Legislature".

 

11/03/2017: Diana Lopez-Avila to visit Mannheim

Diana Lopez-Avila, Evaluation Specialist at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (New Delhi, India), will be visiting project B7 to research on Impact Evaluation in India and Pakistan from March 25 - April 16, 2017.

 

01/03/2017: SFB-Members to present at 2017 GOR Conference in Berlin

Our members Annelies Blom, Christian Bruch, Katharina Burgdorf, Barbara Felderer and Jessica Herzing (project Z1) will be participating at the 2017 General Online Research (GOR) Conference. The conference will take place in Berlin, Germany from April 15-17, 2017. They will contribute to it by presenting and discussing their current research.

For further information about the program, click here.

 

27/02/2017: Vigile Marie Fabella to visit Mannheim

Vigile Marie Fabella, Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of Konstanz (Germany), was awarded a price of the "Best Young Scholar Papers" at the SFB Conference "Inquality and Fairness of Political Reforms" in December 2016. In this context she is visiting the SFB to research on political economy, education economics, development economics and health economics from March 13 - April 4, 2017.

 

23/01/2017: David Fortunato to visit Mannheim

Former SFB 884 member David Fortunato, now tenured Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University (USA), will be visiting his old project C1, where he was a research fellow between 2010 and 2011. Together with his former colleagues he will work on the two projects "Electoral Institutions and Committee Memberships" and "Strategic Use of Splitting Bills in the Policymaking Process" and thereby visit the SFB from Febuary 8 - Febuary 28, 2017.

 

20/01/2017: Thomas König appointed to think tank "Frankfurter Zukunftsrat"

Our speaker Thomas König was appointed to the future think tank "Frankfurter Zukunftsrat". He will be part of the committee on politics and economics, consisting of six leading figures from this field, like f.e. Elmar Brok, chairman of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Prof. Lars P. Feld, member of the German Council of Economic Experts.
For further information, please have a look at the press release.

 

11/01/2017: Annelies Blom appointed to the Supervisory Board of The Netherlands Institute for Social Research

The Dutch Minister for Health, Welfare and Sport has appointed our principal investigator Annelies Blom as a member of the Supervisory Board of The Netherlands Institute for Social Research (SCP) for the period 2017-2021. SCP is a government agency which conducts research into the social aspects of all areas of government policy. The main fields studied are health, welfare, social security, the labour market and education, with a particular focus on the interfaces between these fields. The Supervisory Board has an important supervisory and advisory remit and advises on the Research Programme. It also monitors the scientific standard and social relevance of the work carried out by SCP.